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IOCOSE's talk at CIS
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 21, 2014 last modified Nov 25, 2014 01:02 AM — filed under: , ,
Please join us at the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. for a presentation of the work of the artists group IOCOSE, current artists in residence at T.A.J./SKE Residency.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Introduction: About the Privacy and Surveillance Roundtables
by Manoj Kurbet published Nov 27, 2014 — filed under: ,
The Privacy and Surveillance Roundtables is a Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) initiative, in partnership with the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), as well as local partners. The Roundtable will be closed-door deliberation involving multiple stakeholders. Through the course of these discussions we aim to deliberate upon the current legal framework for surveillance in India, and discuss possible frameworks for surveillance in India.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Security and Surveillance: A public discussion on Optimizing Security while Safeguarding Human Rights
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2014 last modified Dec 19, 2014 08:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a public discussion on optimizing security and safeguarding human rights at its Bangalore office on Friday, December 19th, 2014, 16:00 to 18:00.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry A Study of the Privacy Policies of Indian Service Providers and the 43A Rules
by Elonnai Hickok published Jan 12, 2015 last modified Jan 13, 2015 02:37 AM — filed under: ,
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Get an Aadhaar card if you don't have one
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 04, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The Aadhaar number has been made compulsory for filing tax return. With both the government and private parties insisting on it for various activities despite the Supreme Court's assertion that is not mandatory, you need to get one at the earliest.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Right to be Forgotten: A Tale of Two Judgements
by Amber Sinha published Apr 07, 2017 — filed under: , ,
In the last few months, there have been contrasting judgments from two Indian high courts, Karnataka and Gujarat, on matters relating to the right to be forgotten. The two high courts heard pleas on issues to do the right of individuals to have either personal information redacted from the text of judgments available online or removal of such judgment from publically available sources.
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India’s National ID Program May Be Turning The Country Into A Surveillance State
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 07, 2017 last modified Apr 07, 2017 12:49 PM — filed under: , , ,
For seven years, India’s government has been scanning the irises and fingerprints of its citizens into a massive database. The once voluntary program was intended to fix the country’s corrupt welfare schemes, but critics worry about its Orwellian overtones.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Privacy in the Age of Big Data
by Amber Sinha published Apr 11, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Personal data is freely accessible, shared and even sold, and those to whom this information belongs have little control over its flow.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Opposition questions govt move to make Aadhaar must
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh claimed that the Aadhaar system was becoming an instrument of social exclusion rather than one of identity.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar: A widening net
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 22, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
As India makes Aadhaar compulsory for a range of services, concerns about potential data breaches remain more than six years after the govt started building the world’s largest biometric identification system.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media